Number of β cells in Islet of Langerhans

Range ~180 β cells/Islet
Organism Human Homo sapiens
Reference Rorsman P, Braun M. Regulation of insulin secretion in human pancreatic islets. Annu Rev Physiol. 2013 75 :155-79. doi: 10.1146/annurev-physiol-030212-183754. p.168PubMed ID22974438
Comments "...the average human islet can be estimated to contain ~180 ß cells" See BNID 109962
Entered by Uri M
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